[PD] launching pd from python
altern2 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 17:44:09 CEST 2005
james tittle(e)k dio:
> On Sep 1, 2005, at 12:38 PM, altern wrote:
>> nico(e)k dio:
>>> try with
>>> pdexc = os.path.join(execdir, "/Pd-0.38-4-extended-RC1.app/
>> i have been looking into it better and it looks like pd is kind of open.
>> check attached screenshot.
>> the terminal top command sais there is a process called pd running
>> look at the two windows open on the left, one is a console and the
>> small one is audio.pd which is the name of the file i am trying to
>> open in pd. Looks like it doesnt fully get opened or something like
>> maybe it would be easier to do a shell script to open both pd and
> ...I don't know much about python, but from your screenshot, I can see
> a "Pd" process in 'top', but no "pd" process: this has to do with the
> version of pd you are trying to use..."Pd" in this case is just the
> Wish Shell.app binary under a different name, so you are not actually
> opening pd proper...
oook, i understand. It is pretty bizarre.
> ...my suggestion would be to use a "traditional" or "normal" version of
> the command line version of pd, which would at least reduce the number
> of variables you're dealing with...get that working, then try it with
> the app_pkg version...
yes this would make it definitely easier but i need to be able to
package everything into a directory containing the python modules and
libraries, PD and the pd patch. I need to ble able to drag and drop it
anywhere and run all just by clicking the main package.
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